drumstick alliums and artemisia

Allium spaerocephalum (Drumstick Allium) and Silver Wormwood (Artemisia ludoviciana). Its plum colored blossoms combine beautifully with many colors in the garden and are spectacular paired with silver foliage.

Peony Border

Peony border beside the pergola in the walled garden includes 'Duchesse de Nemours', 'Sarah Bernhardt', 'Dancing Butterflies' and 'Kansas'.

Choose a colour for your planting palette - tips from Jo -anne

colors, English garden inspiration (pink roses, purple thistles, dark-leaved actea and heuchera, variegated grasses)

Mixed Perennial planting Various grasses, stipa, heliotrochon, salvias, eryngiums and thymes. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gardenfable/4768611773/in/photostream/

Mixed planting of grasses (stipa, heliotrochon) salvias, eryngiums and thymes. Soft grasses droop over top of lovely retaining wall.

Use Equisetum Water Bamboo to edge between patio and walls- thinking detail for back left hand wall

Horsetail bamboo t in massive decorative pots around a swimming pool in Yogyakarta. looked fab. must do this at my place.gotta get a pool first though:)

stairs, exterior ~ Harvest Sawn Sandstone Paving with matching bullnose step treads

Harvest Sawn Sandstone Paving with matching bullnose step treads. This stone works in contemporary and traditional garden settings

Cloud mounds all along one boundary. Frothier perennial planting and multistem tree on the other 2 sides

White trunk out of flat topped understorey. The Laurent-Perrier Garden by Tom Stuart Smith 2010

Hellebores mixed with snowdrops and cyclamen. Hellebores tips: Common Name: Lenten Rose Hardy Zones: 5 - 9 Planting Tips: Partial shade, and rich, well-drained soil Color options: range of whites, pinks to purples. If purchasing for a specific color, buy while in bloom to ensure you are getting exactly what you want

Hellebores mixed with snowdrops and cyclamen. Hellebores tips: Common Name: Lenten Rose Hardy Zones: 5 - 9 Planting Tips: Partial shade, and rich, well-drained soil Color options: range of whites, pinks to purples.

*Green foliage throughout summer, Cornus sanguina ‘Winter Flame’ bears tiny white flowers followed by glossy black berries. By autumn the foliage turns to a fiery shade of red before falling to the ground to reveal spectacular orange, yellow and red stems. A superbly versatile, deciduous shrub for year round interest.

Cornus Winter Flame- 2+1 Free x 9

perfect understory plant for the South West corner of the property Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Flame' - Shrubs - Van Meuwen

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